Allied Health Professionals

Terri Quinlan – Dietitian

Terri is an Accredited Practising Dietitian, registered with the Dietitians Association of Australia, is a Medicare and DVA provider, and her services are rebated by all private health funds across Australia.

Bachelor of Applied Science (Nutrition) – Curtin University, 1986 

Post Graduate Diploma in Dietetics – Curtin University, 1987

Diabetes Educators Certificate 1 and 2 – Curtin University, 1989

Masters of Public Health/Refugee Health – James Cook University, 1998

Sports Nutrition Course for Dietitians – Australian Institute of Sport, 2010

Referrals are welcomed for:

  • Obesity / Overweight
  • Supervised Optifast Program
  • Bariatric Surgery Education
  • Type 1 or 2 Diabetes
  • Cholesterol /Raised Lipids
  • Hypertension
  • Fatty Liver Disease
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Coeliac Disease
  • Diverticular Disease
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Food Intolerances
  • GORD
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Unintentional Weight Loss
  • Poor Nutrition / Malnutrition
  • Wellness After Cancer
  • Renal Disease
  • Eating Disorders

‘I joined The Panaceum Group in 2009, and I’ve found it to be a highly professional, innovative and exciting place to work.  As the Dietitian within the Panaceum team, my role is to help people make beneficial and necessary changes to their diet, by educating and encouraging them about the healthy food choices which can improve their health. I keep my advice practical and realistic whenever possible, and always in line with current scientific evidence. A comprehensive knowledge of nutrition science and a wide range of medical conditions, ensures I can carefully tailor the information to the individual’s needs. Eating well is such a key aspect of looking after our health.’

Terri Quinlan


Fiona CookeFiona Shanks – Physiotherapist

BSc (Physiotherapy) – Curtin University, Graduate 2010

*Fiona is currently on Maternity Leave*

Additional training in Dry Needling, Pilates and Paediatric Gross Motor Development.

Appointments available for back pain, sports injuries, neck pain, work injuries, pre/post-surgery, pre/post natal, balance problems.

Special interest areas: Hand therapy, sports injuries, chronic disease management, paediatrics.

Private Health Insurance rebates available.

Range of classes available from the gym including: over 55’s/osteoporosis, lower limb strengthening, antenatal, postnatal and reformer Pilates.


Lara Reynolds – Podiatrist

Bachelor of Science, Podiatry – Curtin University, Graduate 2002

Registered Podiatrist, Member of Australian Podiatry Association, Advanced musculoskeletal training of the foot, Indigenous Diabetic Foot workshop

Special interest: Foot Mechanics, Running Injuries

 

Services:

  • General podiatry
  • Ingrown toenail surgery
  • Diabetic foot assessment
  • Childrens lower limb development
  • Foot posture assessment
  • Custom and pre-fabricated foot orthotics
  • Footwear assessment & provision of Dr Comfort medical grade shoes

Common conditions treated by foot orthotics: plantar fasciitis (heel pain syndrome), metatarsalgia (pain in ball of foot), neuromas, toe deformity (bunion/hammer toe), tendinitis, shin splints, knee pain, hip bursitis, lower back pain

Hours:

Monday to Thursday.

Lara is trained in evaluating foot structure and assessing how your foot posture may be contributing to common ailments such as foot, heel, shin, knee, hip or back pain. Lara can explain how having properly balanced feet can dramatically improve your posture, strength and function.


Dr Yun Jang – Podiatrist

BSc (Pharmacology), DPM (Podiatric Medicine)

Yun completed an undergraduate Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacology in 2015, and a post-graduate Doctorate in Podiatric Medicine (DPM) in 2018, from The University of Western Australia.

During her time at University, Yun has been a consistently high achieving student, having accomplished distinctions and high distinctions in her final year. 

Yun values all scopes of Podiatric Practice, including:

  • Diabetic foot care and assessments 
  • Management of heel pain syndrome, commonly referred to as plantar fasciitis/fasciopathy
  • Paediatric foot care and assessments
  • Minor surgical procedures such as ingrown toenail surgeries
  • Biomechanics and providing customised or pre-fabricated orthotic therapy
  • Footwear education
  • Management of sports injuries such as ankle sprains and tendinopathies
  • Wart management
  • Neuroma management

Yun has had additional training and exposure in providing dry needling, diabetic foot care, fracture management through casting, wound management, and taping and strapping for treating sports injuries.

In the following years, Yun endeavours to ascertain her prescription rights which will enable her to prescribe medications suitable for podiatric conditions. Yun is also passionate in providing regional and rural healthcare, evident in her voluntary clinical practicums across multiple sites including the Mid-West and the Pilbara. 

Yun aims to provide patient centred and evidence-based podiatric care, to deliver the best possible treatments for all her patients.

Yun is available for appointments Monday to Friday.


IMG_0177Tom Knight – Physiotherapist

BSc (Physiotherapy) – Additional training in Dry Needling

Appointments available for back pain, sports injuries, neck pain, work injuries, pre/post-surgery, balance problems

Special interest areas: Sports injuries and return to sport rehab, shoulder pain, Pilates.

Private Health Insurance rebates available, and Careplan referrals are bulk billed.

Appointments available Monday to Friday.


Liz White – Physiotherapist

BSc (Physiotherapy) – University of Notre Dame, Graduate 2018

Appointments available for back pain, sports injuries, neck pain, work injuries, pre/post-surgery, pre/post-natal, balance problems.

Special interest areas: Women’s health, sports injuries, chronic disease management.

Private Health Insurance rebates available.

Range of classes available from the gym including: over 55’s/osteoporosis, lower limb strengthening, and reformer Pilates.

Appointments available Monday to Friday (8am-5pm).


Anna Urwin – Physiotherapist

BSc (Physiotherapy) – University of Notre Dame, Graduate 2018

Appointments available across main Panaceum and Seacrest practice.

Appointments available for acute and chronic pain management, sports and work injuries, pre/post-surgery, pre/post-natal, balance problems and many other physiotherapy manageable conditions.

Special interest areas: women’s health, balance issues, stroke rehab, sport injuries and respiratory physio.

Private Health Insurance rebates available.

Range of classes available from the Panaceum Gym including: Over 55’s/osteoporosis, lower limb strengthening, and reformer Pilates.


Amanda Giudice – Psychologist, Clinical Psychologist Registrar

Amanda is a dedicated registered psychologist who aims to provide the best possible support and care to her clients to help improve their general wellbeing and achieve their therapeutic goals. She takes a caring, empathetic and non-judgemental approach when working with her clients as she understands that talking about personal distress can be a difficult thing to do. 

Amanda is predominately interested in working with youth and adults:

  • Trauma
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Grief
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Personality disorders
  • Substance use and other addictive disorders
  • Anger and violence.

She also has a strong interest in working with eating disorders, pain, schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders, somatization and dissociative disorders.

Amanda has had extensive experience working in the clinical forensic field and is interested in performing clinical forensic assessments and reports for the court. 

Being a local, Amanda understands the Geraldton community and local issues well. She plans to contribute to the health system of the city and to improve treatment service delivery.

Appointments available Thursday and Friday.